Chairs Rodgers and Guthrie Announce Subcommittee Hearing on Innovation in Medicare
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Health Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY) today announced a subcommittee hearing titled “Innovation Saves Lives: Evaluating Medicare Coverage Pathways for Innovative Drugs, Medical Devices, and Technology.”
The Chairs released the following statement:
“It’s critical that America’s seniors can access the best proven treatments and that doctors are positioned to provide the most effective care based on their patients’ individual needs. As we look ahead, Medicare must provide more transparency into how and on what timeline it makes coverage determinations. They must also work to create a more reliable pathway for coverage of safe and effective breakthrough treatments with the ultimate goal of providing greater predictability and stability for medical innovators, doctors, and, most importantly, patients.”
Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Innovation Saves Lives: Evaluating Medicare Coverage Pathways for Innovative Drugs, Medical Devices, and Technology.”
WHAT: A hearing to discuss innovation in Medicare.
DATE: Tuesday, July 18, 2023
TIME: 10:30 AM ET
LOCATION: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building
WITNESSES: Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only.
This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at https://energycommerce.house.gov/. If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Jolie Brochin with the Committee staff at Jolie.Brochin@mail.house.gov. If you have any press-related questions, please contact Christopher Krepich at Christopher.Krepich@mail.house.gov.